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Miami-Dade Mayor uses veto to overturn opposition to F1 in Miami

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has today (Friday) used his veto to overturn opposition to the planned Formula 1 race at the Hard Rock Stadium, the home of the Miami Dolphins. This is situated in Miami Gardens, where the local County Commissioner Barbara Jordan has led opposition to the event. Jordan’s proposals to make things difficult for the event were passed at the end of October by the Miami-Dade County Commissioners with votes of 7-6 and 8-5. The mayor had 10 days in which to veto the decisions. He can be overruled if there are nine votes against him, but this is not the case as of today. Gimenez said that he has had a meeting with race opponents, Jordan and Dolphins...
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